How NHL players would change the Stanley Cup playoffs

How NHL players would change the Stanley Cup playoffs

Expansion of the Stanley Cup playoffs is my hill to die on. My last breaths will be spent mouthing the words “play … in … round.” I’ve explained my philosophy and procedures before in this column, but to reiterate: There are now 32 teams in the NHL. In the pre-Gary Bettman expansion era, 16 of … Read more

Przemysław Kossakowski unrecognizable? Here’s how it changed after Martyna Wojciechowska’s divorce

Since then, many changes have taken place in Kossakowski’s life. And even if we hear less about him in the media, that does not mean that the journalist is idle. The traveler opened a center for people with mental disabilities, “Arterytorium”. The main objective of this place is to “disseminate artistic activities focused on therapeutic … Read more

Chara’s Character Helped Shape a Culture

Chara's Character Helped Shape a Culture

BOSTON – Cam Neely knows all too well what it means to play through pain. His career was cut short by knee and hip injuries that hampered his ability to stay on the ice during the latter half of his 13-year career and ultimately forced him to retire at only 31. As such, there is … Read more

Colorado Avalanche’s Cale Makar calls for change in hockey culture at Hockey Canada

Colorado Avalanche's Cale Makar calls for change in hockey culture at Hockey Canada

On Thursday, as stars from across the NHL gathered in Las Vegas for the media tour, posing for pictures to be used for the next several months and promotional material for the league to sprinkle all over social media, the tough hockey question of the summer was asked. Hockey Canada — the governing body of … Read more

Blackhawks regime change brings opportunity for some prospects, obsolescence for others

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CHICAGO — When Stan Bowman was appointed as general manager of the Blackhawks last year in the aftermath of the Jenner & Block report, the hockey world was abuzz with questions. Who would get the job? What would it mean for the franchise’s trajectory? What would the three-time Stanley Cup champion GM’s legacy now be? … Read more